Chloe x Halle recruit Disclosure for ‘Ungodly Hour,’ release sophomore 13-track LPChloe Halle Teen Vogue Pc Elizabeth Weinberg

Chloe x Halle recruit Disclosure for ‘Ungodly Hour,’ release sophomore 13-track LP

Chloe x Halle‘s sophomore album, Ungodly Hour, has arrived. After postponing the project’s release date in honor of the nation and global-wide movement for Black Lives Matter and social justice for those killed by police brutality, the R&B duo have delivered a dynamic 13-track display of renewed artistry via Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment and Columbia Records. Exploring themes of navigating messy situations in love, friendship, and life, Ungodly Hour embraces the sister’s discovery of sensuality as young women in their gossamer, soul-driven style.

Eponymous track “Ungodly Hour” features writing credits from Disclosure, who lent a hand on building the song. Encompassing ethereal elements of soft palettes and delicate layering, the titular track presents a showcase of the sisters’ ’90s and ’00s inspiration.

“I forgot what I was watching, but I heard the phrase ‘ungodly hour’ and wrote it in my notes. [It] kind of stuck out to all of us, and we were like, ‘What can you say with this?’ We all came up with this sentence: ‘Love me at the ungodly hour,’ which means love me when I’m at my worst; love me when I’m not all dolled up and made up. Love me when all my insecurities are out on the table,” states Chloe.

Stream Chloe x Halle’s Ungodly Hour below.

Make no mistake—dance music is born from black culture. Without black creators, innovators, selectors, and communities, the electronic dance music we hold so dear would simply not exist. In short, dance music is deeply indebted to the global black community and we need to be doing more. Black artists and artists of color have played a profound role in shaping the sound and culture of dance music and now more than ever, it is necessary for everyone in the music community to stand up for the people that have given us so much. Dancing Astronaut pledges to make every effort to be a better ally, a stronger resource, and a more accountable member of the global dance music community. Black Lives Matter—get involved here:  

Black Lives Matter

My Block My Hood My City

National Lawyers Guild Mass Defense Program

Black Visions Collective

Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Legal Defense Initiative

The Bail Project

The Next Level Boys Academy

Color of Change

Committee to Protect Journalists

Source: Teen Vogue

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